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We check in with Rob Bradford, who interviewed David Ortiz and got some comments out of him in regards to the loss of Jacoby Ellsbury, and the blockbuster deal Robbie Cano signed.
Kirk and Rob wrap up parade coverage and look at the legacy of Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. Which moment of his numerous postseason performances is most memorable?
term contracts for huge money to guys in their 30s doesn't work. Ryan Howard , Alex Rodriguez , Alfonso Soriano , Ken Griffey Jr., Jason Giambi and Carlos Lee all signed deals for at least $100 million after age 30 and all have failed to come
them and the team in the same light. It's just different seeing them somewhere else." "I always will think of Ken Griffey Jr. as a Seattle Mariner," added Red Sox outfielder, and childhood Mariners fan, Jacoby Ellsbury . Perhaps the
the hitter he was his final two seasons in Oakland). Ken Griffey signed a $116.5 deal with the Reds after being traded ..... never seemed more than a pretty good leader singer of a Ken Griffey Jr . cover band: 40-homer seasons: Six with Seattle
potential trade chip. Meanwhile, the Mariners were trying to win with a team that featured the best position player ( Ken Griffey Jr.) and one of the two best pitchers ( Randy Johnson ) in the American League, but that had a late-innings
possibility. 2. Miguel Cabrera The most similar hitter to Cabrera, ages 22-24, was Hank Aaron. From 25-26 it was Ken Griffey , Jr. Age 27, Frank Robinson. Since 2005 he has finished sixth, fourth, ninth, ninth, fifth and second in OPS
with nothing to lose but the chip on their shoulder. They are also the ones that are the most fun to root for. Sure, Ken Griffey Jr. was fun to watch, as is Puig. But what a story Evan Gattis (drafted in the 23rd round) is. Over the next
THE DAY: 2 – All-Star Home Run Derby titles for Prince Fielder , who won Monday night’s event, making him and Ken Griffey Jr. (three wins) the only players to win more than once ‘NET RESULTS: A 4-year-old girls sums up the feeling
part of a 3-for-5 night. He became the first 19-year-old to collect three hits as a visitor at Fenway since Ken Griffey Jr. in 1989, and the first to homer at Fenway since Robin Yount in 1975. Felix Doubront (6-3) was pinned with
arm. Harper became the first player age 19 or younger to collect three hits in a game as a visitor at Fenway since Ken Griffey Jr. did the deed in 1989; he became the fifth visiting player since at least 1918 to hit a homer at age 19 or younger at
each club: Rangers – 44 – Vladimir Guerrero (2004-2006) Orioles – 36 – Jacoby Ellsbury (2009-current) Indians – 35 – Ken Griffey Jr (1992-1996) Phillies – 34 – Frankie Frisch (1923-1924) Red Sox – 33 – Joe DiMaggio (1937-1938
We check in for our weekly update from Bill Belichick and get his take on the Pats win over the Texans on the road, the benching of Stevan Ridley, and Antonio Smith's thinly veiled Spygate comments after the Texans lost.
Patriots’ defensive end, Rob Ninkovich, joins Mut and Merloni on a Patriots Monday after the team’s victory in Houston. Rob addresses the postgame comments of Texans’ defensive lineman Antonio Smith and the defense struggling against the run.
Tom Brady joined the show fresh off the teams 9th win of the season in Houston. He dismissed Antonio Smith's spying allegations and told the guys he has already moved on.
Eagle checks in to give Grande and Max a perspective on the Brooklyn Nets after they acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett via trade earlier this summer. He breaks down what he thinks the future holds for the Nets after completing this blockbuster deal.
Sean Grande and Cedric Maxwell take some time and look back at the history between the Celtics and the Lakers, specifically the legendary rivalry between Magic and Bird. Legendary broadcaster, Ian Eagle, checks in to give the Brooklyn perspective as KG and Paul Pierce settle into their new home. Sean and Max also reveal the behind the scenes details surrounding Max’s famous “I got the ball” moment.
In the first hour of this edition of the Celtics Summer Cooler, Grande and Max analyze the trade that sent Fab Melo out of Boston. Also in this hour, Max sets the story straight about his history with Larry Bird.
Rob Bradford and Alex Speier talk with Jon Lester about contract negotiations, losing a teammate like Jacoby Ellsbury, the World Series run, and looking ahead to 2014.
Rob Bradford and Alex Speier are back witht he Hot Stove Show. They talk about Jacoby Ellsbury signing with the New York Yankees, the Red Sox signings of AJ Pierzynski and Edward Mujica, and wrap it up with Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester, who talks about the World Series run, losing a teammate like Ellsbury and looking towards 2014.
The Red Sox new catcher, A.J. Pierzynski, joined the show to discuss his reputation as the most hated man in baseball. He also said that he turned down multi-year deals to come and win in Boston.
Shawn Thornton joined the show and discussed the teams long layoff leading into their game tomorrow night in Montreal. He told the guys that he anticipates fighting being a part of hockey for years to come.
Lucic joins Danny Picard to talk some hockey after the team’s overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes. Danny asks Lucic about David Krejci’s game winner yesterday and hockey outsiders that are trying to change the game.
Shawn Thornton joined the show fresh off his big night at MSG and talked about his recent goal scoring prowess. Shawn said that no matter who his line mates are he is always going to be a fourth liner.
Kirk Minihane answered any and all questions from the listeners and John and Gerry.
The New York Post's Joel Sherman joined the show with his thoughts on jacoby Ellsbury's signing with the Yankees. He said that if it were up to him he would have given the money to Robinson Cano over Ellsbury.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. They discussed how Ron Burgundy has officially jumped the shark and played sound of him on Dan Patrick.
Peter King joins Mut and Merloni to go across the NFL and address the latest news. He discusses Kubiak's firing, Tomlin's fine, and Dennard's possible suspension.
Brick makes his weekly appearance on Mut and Merloni and discusses the Bruins loss to Montreal and the hit on Johnny Boychuck.
Michael Fabiano, fantasy expert and Yankees fan, gives his opinion on the Cano signing, discusses Julian Edelman's rising fantasy value, and actually suggests starting Ryan Fitzpatrick
We check in with Herm Edwards on the Pats, Stevan Ridley, and a great many things around the NFL.
We stir up a pot of crap when we debate the world cup and the popularity of soccer... pro callers, con-callers, plus Jack Edwards!
We tackle four topics at 4PM.
Ryder talks with WEEI.com's Chris Price about the Patriots upcoming game with the Cleveland Browns, and Stevan Ridley's status on the team.
Alex joins the show and gives his thoughts on the Jacoby Ellsbury deal, and what prospects the Red Sox have to fill the hole left in the lineup, or trade pieces to get a player who can fill the void.
John talks to Rob and gets his thoughts on the Yankees signing Jacoby Ellsbury, the Red Sox signing AJ Pierzynski, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia signing with Miami.
The Red Sox new catcher, A.J. Pierzynski, joined the show to discuss his reputation as the most hated man in baseball. He also said that he turned down multi-year deals to come and win in Boston.More from this show
Kirk Minihane answered any and all questions from the listeners and John and Gerry.More from this show
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. Today the guys discussed the first ever dog custody battle in New York City.More from this show